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Wawa, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We booked the retreat at Wits End with 2 days notice, and mentioned that we would be travelling and that pre-payment might be a bit problematic, thinking that their return confirmation might arrive during our flights to BC. The confirmation arrived after several hours, everything was OK, and the owners would get back to us after 24 hours to arrange...

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Alexander C, Owner at Wits End Retreat, responded to this review

While we are both quite surprised to get a review from someone who did not, in fact, stay with us we feel that we should respond. We were, and still are, out of the country when this reservation request came in. We have a friend who is staying in our Bed and Breakfast room to look after the house and...

Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Relaxing, charming and one of the cleanest B & B's we have ever been to! It was such a shame that we arrived so late for our check-in but the hosts were extremely accommodating and had everything ready for us when we arrived shortly after 9:30pm. The suite had everything you could possibly need. Did I mention how clean it...

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Coquitlam, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Tranquil, gorgeous gardens within walking to beach. Apartment size accommodation Tasty breakfasts for us veg heads Long, relaxing bubble baths in spacious soaker tub Awesome, authentic hosts, heather and sandy. Bonus meeting "the girls" (4 golden retrievers) What a lovely get-away from the Mainland. One of the best B&Bs ever! We will return :) paula & bill (coquitlam)

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Alexander C, Owner at Wits End Retreat, responded to this review

Well I would not call you veg heads, but nice people to chat to about all sorts of things. You made monsters out of our Goldens, but they sure took to you. Really hope to see you again. Thanks, Heather

Abbotsford, British Columbia
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This suite has everything that you need along with a few goodies (wine, cheese, deserts). Breakfast was an occasion! It started with coffee or tea, then fruit from the garden and finally the main course. ( I had to wait for my wife to take a picture of the meal before I could eat it). My wife enjoyed the garden...

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Alexander C, Owner at Wits End Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much . You both were great and I / we love the fact that you cared for our Goldens. Hope to see you back one day. Thanks, Heather

South San Franc
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The gardens were incredible, the landscaping is beautifully done! The room was luxurious and comfortable, the bed was like a cloud, and the room had a perfect scenic view of the gardens. The bathroom was absolutely stunning, with a walk- in shower and huge soaker tub! The food was some of the best I've ever had, every detail was meticulously...

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Alexander C, Owner at Wits End Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you Amy. We do hope to see you again. Glad you enjoyed everything. See you again, Heather

NYC
Reviewed 31 July 2016

It's starts with the hosts; Sandy and Heather who define what it is to welcome guests and make sure that are taken care of. From there, it's the beautiful setting. A peaceful private road leads you through incredible gardens. Ancient trees welcome you at the gate. You don't need a trip to the Botanical Gardens - it's all there at...

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Alexander C, Owner at Wits End Retreat, responded to this review

Pam, It is always a pleasure seeing you. Great talks and always something different with you. Hope to see you relaxe more the next. Heather

Brisbane
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Wits end was the best B&B we have ever stayed in. The hosts, Heather and Sandy, were full of cheer and told us of things to see and where to eat. The room was very spacious like a mini apartment and even had a fireplace. The bed was comfortable and overlooked a large garden which was beautifully maintained. The breakfasts...

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Alexander C, Owner at Wits End Retreat, responded to this review

You were a lovely couple and we both hope you enjoyed the restaurant selections that we gave for Tofino.

Indiana
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Spacious room with excellent bed & perfect bathroom. Top notch breakfast by professional caterers. Excellent hospitality -- wine and cheese laid out for us on our arrival; we felt completely welcomed. But the most unique aspect was the setting: sweeping green lawn, bursts of beautiful flowers, towering trees, and hummingbirds right outside our window. One drawback: if you don't come...

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Alexander C, Owner at Wits End Retreat, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure having you stay with us. Wish we had longer to talk as I would have love to learn more about your art. Glad you had the bell on your walking sticks as we were told you encountered a bear after you left our B&B.

Ruhr Area, Germany
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We booked Wit's End for 3 days and wished we would've stayed longer. Heather and Sandy are incredibly good hosts, take care of all your wishes and you can just get there and slow down from all that stress you carry with you. The room was incredibly tidy, the meals we're pure joy and the hosts really know the area,...

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Alexander C, Owner at Wits End Retreat, responded to this review

It was pure joy having the two of you here. We hope you come back one day. We hope the rest of your trip in Canada is as enjoyable as the beginning. Cheers, Sandy and Heather

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Wits End Retreat was everything we had hoped for and more. The setting is serene and the gardens are stunning. The suite is large and inviting, with windows on three sides looking out at the beautiful surroundings, which you can also enjoy from your private deck. It is decorated to a very high standard. The large bathroom with its roomy...

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Alexander C, Owner at Wits End Retreat, responded to this review

It was a great pleasure having you here. I think that you make your bed almost as well as I do, ha, ha. Please come and see us again.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A country bed & breakfast in beautiful Metchosin, B.C. A B&B retreat in the heart of the country and only steps to the sea and a 20 minute drive to Victoria and its many attractions. Your room has its own private entrance with gas fireplace, comfortable queen-size bed, sitting and dining areas and is surrounded by 2 acres of gardens and lawns for your pleasure. Enjoy a full gourmet breakfast in your room or on the deck outside your door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wits End Retreat

Address: 517 Witty Beach Rd | Metchosin, Victoria, British Columbia V9C 4H8, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver Island > Victoria Capital Regional District > Victoria > Downtown
Price Range: £77 - £95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
Also Known As:
Wits End Retreat Victoria, Vancouver Island
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“There is only ONE room so book early!”
 of 5 bubbles winkinggoddess, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A quiet B&B not too far from Victoria with all mod cons.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisT2985NJ, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The only room they have is also the best ;)”
 of 5 bubbles Rainer_Way, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful, quiet and romantic. (Could make a great location for a wedding...)”
 of 5 bubbles mariskar, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“This is a bed and breakfast in a private home. But the room feels like a separate little home. Very private. Even your own deck. Lots of trees. In the heart of nature. The ocean is steps away. Great Hiking.”
 of 5 bubbles winkinggoddess, 12 Jul 2014 | Read review
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